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candice1
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simplify the sum.
1.(8u^3+6u^2+8)+(3u^36u+8)
simplify the defference.
1. (7w^27w3)(2w^2+52)
2. (8w^26w7)(3w^2+3w4)
find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial.
1.18x^3+24x^2
CAND SOMEBODY HELP ME PLAESE.!!!!!??//??/
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candice1 Group Title
simplify the sum. 1.(8u^3+6u^2+8)+(3u^36u+8) simplify the defference. 1. (7w^27w3)(2w^2+52) 2. (8w^26w7)(3w^2+3w4) find the GCF of the terms of the polynomial. 1.18x^3+24x^2 CAND SOMEBODY HELP ME PLAESE.!!!!!??//??/
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eSpeX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What is it you do not understand? For the first three problems you need only combine like terms and for the last one you find the greatest value they have in common.
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
imm doin work i have never seen until yesterday lol.
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eSpeX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'm sure you understand what "like terms" are, so looking at the problems one at a time, combine all of the like terms, once that is accomplished it will be in its simplified form.
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats it???? okay thanks:)
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eSpeX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
:) You're welcome.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
For the GCF, you want the expression that divides both (which is "in" both). You can do it in bits, GCF of 18 and 24? (The biggest number that divides both)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Come on, tell me what you get...
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
24???????????????:(
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eSpeX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What if you think of it like this: 18x^3 = 2*3*3 x*x*x
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
immm sorrry! imm very dumb in math.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well, you can't divide 24 into 18 (you can but the answer wont be an integer). A systematic way to find the GCF is to factor the numbers like this 24/2 = 12, 12/2 = 6, 6/2 = 3 so 24 = 2*2*2*3
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ah, EspeX says the same....
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eSpeX Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@estudier has this well in hand. :)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So 24 = 2*2*2*3 and 18 = 2*3*3 To get the GCF you want to "take out" the bits that are in both. Can you see how?
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay i see what you are saying now.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
So for instance there are two 3's in 18 but only one in 24 so you can take out one of them.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
What about the 2's?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
r u still there?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I guess not.
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
is the answer to the problem 6?
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol imm still here i just had to run to the restroom.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
That's the correct answer to the GCF of 24 and 18. Now the next bit, we sort of do it the same. What's the bit of x^3 and x^2 that is "in" both?
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
remember x^3 is x*x*x and x^2 = x*x
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
are you giving me another math problem to work? lol
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
It's just the same only with x's instead of 2's or 3's We are still on your original GCF question.
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
id get it?? write it out for me
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Write what ?
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
what you are saying
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I thought that's what I was doing....?
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
lol seee im totally confused
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I think you need to do a bit of studying. Try here http://www.purplemath.com/modules/lcm_gcf.htm Thing is, math builds up in layers, if you don't get a layer, you will just have trouble later on.
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candice1 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
true true true. thanks soo much for your help.:)
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You can try to keep posting your questions to see if someone will just give you the answer but most people will resist answering questions like the first three.
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estudier Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Anyway, good luck.
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